North American Withdraw temporarily from higher education or employment in order to pursue another activity: community college students are more likely to stop out, or drop out entirely, when the cost of attending increases
More example sentences
- More female high achievers are "stopping out" to raise kids - and avoiding Corporate America when they return.
- Readmits - These students were once at the college but stopped out, dropped out, or were academically dismissed.
- Single until recently, she had three kids and "stopped out" - taking no classes seven of those years.
A person who stays out late at night.
- So just now, while waiting for the dirty stop-outs, I was tidying up the kitchen so figured I'd listen to a podcast.
- She is undoubtedly a dirty stop-out and would provide generous assistance should I chance upon a bar in serious need of propping up.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan